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George Orwell

George Orwell

Full Name: Pseudonym of Eric Arthur Blair

Born: June 25, 1903
Birthplace: Motihari, Bengal, India
Died: January 21, 1950

Occupation: Author and Journalist
Profile: Best known for 1984 and Animal Farm.

Number of Quotes: 7

All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.

At fifty, everyone has the face he deserves.

I'm fat, but I'm thin inside. Has it ever struck you that there's a thin man inside every fat man, just as they say there's a statue inside every block of stone?

People sleep peacefully in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.

Political language ... is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.

To walk through the ruined cities of Germany is to feel an actual doubt about the continuity of civilization.

Who controls the past controls ... the future: who controls the present controls the past.

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